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The Current Sauce • KNWD

The Current Sauce • KNWD

NSU spending less, but does not consume less electricity

NSU spending less, but does not consume less electricity

April 11, 2018

Spending the least on utilities in the University of Louisiana System is Northwestern State University. The school has seen a consistent decrease in utility spending since 2014 based on UL System and NSU...

The environment needs our help

April 11, 2018

When President Donald Trump announced that he would withdraw the United States from the United Nations' Paris Agreement, which went into effect in 2016, I had mixed emotions as to whether I agreed with...

Scholars’ College course looks at climate change

April 11, 2018

Students of the Louisiana Scholars’ College are required to enroll in and complete three semesters of Science Seminar. The class, one section of which is currently instructed by Instructor Bart Bartels,...

Mayor Posey: Natchitoches will keep recycling ‘as long as we can’

April 11, 2018

While many students are unaware that recycling happens at NSU and in Natchitoches, the city plans to renew its contract with a recycling provider despite concerns of economic value. "We encourage everybody...

ECO club promotes campus sustainability

April 11, 2018

If you’re a Northwestern State University student interested in helping the environment, you may find like-minded people in the Environmental Catalyst Organization. The club, led by Emily McCoach, hosted...

While climate change political debate continues, the world withers

April 11, 2018

Climate change has a major impact on the environment. Depending on what climate an area has can have consequences for agriculture, tourism, national security, fishing and infrastructure. Shifting behaviors...

Campus lake gets cleanup

Campus lake gets cleanup

April 11, 2018

Chaplin's Lake, which runs along South Jefferson Street on the Northwestern State campus, has been the target of recent cleanup. The lake was dredged earlier this year, and a new water and sediment filtration...

4 easy ways to reduce waste in your life

April 11, 2018

Americans produced 254 million tons of trash in 2013. That amounts to 4.4 pounds per person per day. However, it is possible to reduce the amount of waste that is sent to landfills through simple and...

Renewable vs. non-renewable energy: Which do we rely on?

April 11, 2018

One of the biggest debates in our current society is what to do about our resources and the impact they have on the environment. “Today, it’s hard to imagine the western standard of living without...

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